Archive for February, 2013

Kids can see ‘Rainbow Fish’ and prehistoric sea monsters, try 19th-century farming at area children’s activities

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Themes change each month. The March focus is urban homesteading; Nash farmhands will teach kids skills and recipes. March 1 and the first Friday of each month through December from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. 626 Ball St., Grapevine. $3. 817-410-3185.

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Fond memories of a good friend – Richmond Register

Thursday, February 28th, 2013
Fond memories of a good friend
Richmond Register
George had already given up homesteading and gone back to the factory. He was home for holidays, vacations and frequent week-ends, but living mostly alone in the head of Blair Branch with an adolescent son was more than Lidy could handle.

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An Igloo making failure (Photos)

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

As a young girl I often fantasized of homesteading in Alaska, foraging and hunting to provide life’s necessities. My dream also included climbing peaks and time spent in an igloo under the dancing Northern Lights. While I have yet to discover …

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Food and Farming Festival Celebrates 3rd Anniversary – The Arkanas Traveller

Thursday, February 28th, 2013
Food and Farming Festival Celebrates 3rd Anniversary
The Arkanas Traveller
This year, the festival will include classes on gardening, homesteading, backyard chickens, cooking, herbs, beekeeping and more. There will also be documentary films, two of which are Arkansas premieres, that explore the connection people make between

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Pioneer Log Cabin will host show – Bowling Green Daily News

Thursday, February 28th, 2013
Pioneer Log Cabin will host show
Bowling Green Daily News
Fiddler Allan Jabbour and banjoist Ken Perlman will present a program of Appalachian tunes at 3 p.m. Sunday as part of Western Kentucky University's Pioneer Cabin Concert Series. They will play inside the Pioneer Log Cabin on campus. Tickets for the

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Food and Farming Festival Celebrates 3rd Anniversary

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

This year, the festival will include classes on gardening, homesteading, backyard chickens, cooking, herbs, beekeeping and more. There will also be documentary films, two of which are Arkansas premieres, that explore the connection people make …

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The legend of Cougar Annie comes to Spectrum – Saanich News

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
The legend of Cougar Annie comes to Spectrum
Saanich News
SN-CougarAnniePMar0113.jpg. Katrina Kadoski is performing her acclaimed one-person musical about homesteading legend Ada Annie Jordan, ak.a Cougar Annie at Spectrum Community School Theatre on Tuesday. David Bukach photo. Share this story

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The legend of Cougar Annie comes to Spectrum – Victoria News

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
The legend of Cougar Annie comes to Spectrum
Victoria News
SN-CougarAnniePMar0113.jpg. Katrina Kadoski is performing her acclaimed one-person musical about homesteading legend Ada Annie Jordan, ak.a Cougar Annie at Spectrum Community School Theatre on Tuesday. David Bukach photo. Share this story

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DON’T MISS: WILL RYMAN’S GILDED LOG CABIN – W Magazine (blog)

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
DON'T MISS: WILL RYMAN'S GILDED LOG CABIN
W Magazine (blog)
Ryman, who installed 25-foot tall steel-and-fiberglass roses along a stretch of Park Avenue two years ago as commentary on how the privileged live, has erected a near life-size version of the iconic Lincoln log cabin inside the Chelsea gallery. Coated

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Love for Log Homes Leads to a Business for One North Carolina Couple – EIN News (press release)

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
Love for Log Homes Leads to a Business for One North Carolina Couple
EIN News (press release)
Almost a decade ago, Mike and Beverly had a vision to turn their love of log cabins into a business of multiple log cabin vacation rentals. They built their first log home from a log cabin kit in 2005. After 18 months of work and tough lessons, the

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